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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves)

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This page documents data for McMichael & Hiscock (1958), such as genera and species attributed to that publication (including known misspellings, misidentifications, and other unavailable names) as well as taxonomic opinions, if available. Taxonomic opinions refer to uses of genera and species as valid and invalid in that work.

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Publication information

McMichael, D.F. & I.D. Hiscock. 1958. A monograph of the freshwater mussels (Mollusca: Pelecypoda) of the Australian region. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 9(3): 372-508 + 19 plates.

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Attributed Genus Names

Echyridella McMichael & Hiscock, 1958
McMichael & Hiscock, 1958, Austral. J. Mar. Frwtr. Res. 9(3): 459.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Hyridella Swainson, 1840)
Type species: Unio menziesii Dieffenbach, 1843 (orig. desig.) = Echyridella menziesii

Attributed Species Names

Unio zelebori Hutton, 1880
‘Dunker’ of Authors.
Hutton, 1880, Manual New Zealand Mollusca: 161.
McMichael & Hiscock, 1958, Austral. J. Mar. Frwtr. Res. 9(3): 460, pl. 14, figs. 10-11.
(misidentified reference to Unio zelebori Dunker, 1866)

Leiovirgus guppyi aipianus McMichael, 1956
McMichael, 1956, Nautilus 70(2): 44, pl. 2, figs. 1-2.
McMichael & Hiscock, 1958, Austral. J. Mar. Frwtr. Res. 9(3): 470, pl. 13, fig. 11.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio guppyi E.A. Smith, 1885)
Type(s): PARATYPE AMS_62203, Aipiana, St. Joseph R., New Guinea [-8.417, 146.583 > ± 100 km].

Cucumerunio websteri delli McMichael & Hiscock, 1958
McMichael & Hiscock, 1958, Austral. J. Mar. Frwtr. Res. 9(3): 477, pl. 16, figs. 1-5.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Diplodon websteri Simpson, 1902)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE AMS_61929, Omaha River, at Leigh, New Zealand [-36.283, 174.817 ± 10 km].

Alathyria pertexta magnifica McMichael & Hiscock, 1958
McMichael & Hiscock, 1958, Austral. J. Mar. Frwtr. Res. 9(3): 419, pl. 19, figs. 1-2.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Alathyria pertexta Iredale, 1934)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE AMS_62271, Bian River, West Irian, Indonesia.

Haasodonta vanheurni McMichael & Hiscock, 1958
McMichael & Hiscock, 1958, Austral. J. Mar. Frwtr. Res. 9(3): 486, pl. 19, figs. 3-4.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE AMS_62269, Boepoel, Merauke River, West Irian, Indonesia.

Taxonomic Opinions

Alathyria condola Iredale, 1943

Alathyria jacksoni Iredale, 1934
+ Unio angasi E.A. Smith, 1881
+ Alathyria jacksoni alleni Iredale, 1943
+ Alathyria selwyni Iredale, 1943

Alathyria pertexta magnifica McMichael & Hiscock, 1958

Alathyria pertexta pertexta Iredale, 1934
+ Unio shuttleworthii Lea, 1856
+ Unio angasi E.A. Smith, 1881
+ Centralhyria wilsonii Iredale, 1934
+ Alathyria morti Iredale, 1943

Alathyria pertexta wardi (Iredale, 1943)

Alathyria profuga (Gould, 1851)
+ Alathyria vadena Iredale, 1943

Cucumerunio novaehollandiae (Gray, 1834)
+ Naia elongata Swainson, 1840
+ Unio cucumoides Lea, 1840
+ Unio cumingianus Dunker, 1852
+ Unio cumingii Lea, 1870

Cucumerunio websteri delli McMichael & Hiscock, 1958
+ Hyridella aucklandicus aucklandicus Dell, 1953

Cucumerunio websteri websteri (Simpson, 1902)
+ Unio lutulentus Reeve, 1865

Haasodonta fannyae (Johnson, R.I., 1948)

Haasodonta vanheurni McMichael & Hiscock, 1958

Hyridella (Echyridella) menziesi (Gray, 1843)
+ Unio waikarensis Colenso, 1845
+ Unio lutulentus Gould, 1850
+ Unio hochstetteri Dunker, 1862
+ Unio menziesianus Reeve, 1865
+ Unio aucklandicus Reeve, 1865
+ Unio zelebori Dunker, 1866
+ Unio lutulentus Sowerby, 1868
+ Unio depauperata Hutton, 1882
+ Unio rugatus Hutton, 1882
+ Diplodon (Hyridella) menziesi lucasi Suter, 1905
+ Diplodon lessoni Suter, 1905
+ Diplodon (Hyridella) menziesi acuta Suter, 1907
+ Diplodon (Hyridella s.s.) menziesi rugulosus Simpson, 1914

Hyridella (Nesonaia) guppyi aipiana (McMichael, 1956)

Hyridella (Nesonaia) guppyi guppyi (Smith, E.A., 1885)

Hyridella (Protohyridella) glenelgensis (Dennant, 1898)

Hyridella (s.s.) aucklandicus (Gray, 1843)
+ Unio lutulentus Gould, 1850
+ Hyridella aucklandicus aucklandicus Dell, 1953

Hyridella (s.s.) australis (Lamarck, 1819)
+ Unio depressa Lesson, 1830
+ Unio dorsuosus Gould, 1850
+ Unio nepeanensis Conrad, 1850
+ Unio napeanensis Conrad, 1850
+ Unio lessoni Küster, 1855
+ Propehyridella nepeanensis opportuna Iredale, 1934
+ Propehyridella nepeanensis narracanensis Iredale, 1934
+ Propehyridella nepeanensis novata Iredale, 1943

Hyridella (s.s.) depressa (Lamarck, 1819)
+ Unio cultelliformis Conrad, 1850
+ Unio mutabilis Lea, 1859
+ Unio paramattensis Lea, 1862
+ Unio mutabilis Reeve, 1865
+ Rugoshyria depressa monticola Iredale, 1934
+ Rugoshyria depressa vicinalis Iredale, 1934
+ Rugoshyria depressa bega Iredale, 1943
+ Rugoshyria depressa lowanna Iredale, 1943

Hyridella (s.s.) drapeta (Iredale, 1934)
+ Hyridunio australis Iredale, 1934
+ Hyridunio australis orion Iredale, 1934
+ Hyridunio renutus Iredale, 1934
+ Hyridunio australis casus Iredale, 1943

Hyridella (s.s.) misoolensis (Schepman, 1897)
+ Virgus lorentzi Schepman, 1919

Hyridella (s.s.) narracanensis (Cotton & Gabriel, 1932)
+ Diplodon mortonicus May, 1923
+ Rugoshyria depressa sodalis Iredale, 1934
+ Propehyridella nepeanensis narracanensis Iredale, 1934

Hyridella aquilonalis Iredale, 1934

Hyridella interserta Iredale, 1934
+ Unio depressus var. mutabilis Hedley & Musson, 1891

Lortiella froggatti Iredale, 1934

Lortiella rugata (Sowerby, 1868)

Microdontia anodontaeformis (Tapparone Canefri, 1883)
+ Unio beauforti Bavay, 1908

Velesunio ambiguus (Philippi, 1847)
+ Unio balonnensis Conrad, 1850
+ Unio vittatus Lea, 1859
+ Unio philippianus Küster, 1861
+ Unio (Alasmodon) evansi Adams & Angas, 1864
+ Unio jeffreysianus Lea, 1871
+ Unio daniellii Villa, 1871
+ Hyridella australis E.A. Smith, 1881
+ Unio ambiguus E.A. Smith, 1881
+ Unio protovittatus Hale & Tindale, 1930
+ Velesunio balonnensis intricatus Iredale, 1934
+ Velesunio balonnensis adjunctus Iredale, 1934
+ Velesunio mckeowni Iredale, 1943
+ Velesunio testatus Iredale, 1943
+ Velesunio transitus Iredale, 1943

Velesunio angasi (Sowerby, 1867)
+ Unio angasi E.A. Smith, 1881
+ Unio bednalli Tate, 1882
+ Hyridella (Hyridella) bardwelli Clench, 1934
+ Aparcthyria inspecta Iredale, 1943
+ Aparcthyria hemesa Iredale, 1943
+ Quaesithyria fleckeri Iredale, 1943

Velesunio legrandi (Petterd, 1889)
+ Unio depressus Reeve, 1864
+ Diplodon australis May, 1921
+ Velesunio shuttleworthi Iredale, 1934

Velesunio moretonicus Reeve, 1865

Velesunio ovatus (Haas, 1910)

Velesunio sentaniensis (Haas, 1924)

Velesunio shuttleworthi Küster, 1855

Velesunio wilsonii (Lea, 1859)
+ Unio (Alasmodon) stuarti Adams & Angas, 1863
+ Diplodon bednalli Frierson, 1908
+ Centralhyria wilsonii caurina Iredale, 1934
+ Hyridella anodontaeformis R.I. Johnson, 1948

Virgus beccarianus (Tapparone Canefri, 1883)
+ Unio (Diplodon) mattirolii Tapparone Canefri, 1883

Westralunio albertisi Clench, 1957

Westralunio carteri Iredale, 1934
+ Unio australis Menke, 1843
+ Unio moretonicus E.A. Smith, 1874
+ Hyridella ambigua Cotton & Gabriel, 1932
+ Centralhyria angasi subjecta Iredale, 1934

Westralunio flyensis (Tapparone Canefri, 1883)

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